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Join us at The Naden Band Christmas Concert.


Music is a gift treasured by many during the Christmas season. Please join us this year as we celebrate the season with the annual Naden Band Christmas Concert. The Royal Canadian Navy’s 35-piece symphonic Naden Concert Band alongside talented vocalists Ken Lavigne and Stephanie Greaves provide a truly entertaining and inspirational evening for all ages.

The toys and funds that are raised through this concert event are crucial to The Salvation Army’s support of thousands of families in need throughout the Lower […]


Come join us at our Christmas events.


Event: Fill the Kettle – Celebrity Kettle Kick-Off
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013
Time: 11am to 3pm
Place: Pacific Centre Rotunda at Howe and Georgia

A first time event to launch the kettle season in Vancouver.  On Saturday, November 23 between 11 and 3pm, The Salvation Army red kettles will line the corner of Howe & Georgia at the Pacific Centre Rotunda for the official launch of the Greater Vancouver kettle campaign.  There will be local media personalities, musicians, celebrities, politicians and athletes ringing the […]


Naden Band Christmas Concert.


Join in the fun and excitement as 35 professional musicians take to the stage to entertain and get you into the holiday spirit. The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy,Canada’s Pacific Fleet band, presents its annual Christmas concert series as a community fundraiser for The Salvation Army Toy Drive. The program includes original works and holiday favourites for the entire family, and as always will feature guest vocalists Stephanie Greaves and Ken Lavigne. Audience members are asked to bring […]


Naden Band hits the right note.


Another successful year for the Naden Band Christmas Concert Toy Drive! Our concerts were held inVancouver at the Vogue Theatre on December 8th and inVictoria at the Royal Theatre on December 12th, 13th & 14th. The Salvation Army would like to sincerely Thank the Naden Band of the Maritime Forces, Stephanie Greaves, Ken Lavigne, Astrid Braunschmidt, Bruce Williams, Mike Killeen and event sponsors … as the concerts would not be possible without your support.

We would also like to thank everyone […]

Naden Band Change of Command Ceremony


After seven years and 38 days as Director of Music, navy Lieut. Rob Byrne will relinquish command of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Naden Band of Maritime Forces Pacific. 

Lieut. Byrne was appointed Music Director on Aug. 27, 2004.  He is retiring from the Canadian Forces and will pass the baton to Sub-Lieut. Mathew Clark a Canadian Forces musician since 1994 who comes to the Naden Band from Borden, Ont. where he supervised the […]

Naden Band Christmas Concert


What has become an annual holiday tradition in Vancouver and Victoria, featured a festive Christmas Concert by the acclaimed Naden Band of Maritime Forces Pacific in support of The Salvation Army Toy Drive.  Riveting and sing-along Christmas music filled the theatre along with the hearts of all those in attendance.  The Naden Band and very special guest vocalists, Ken Lavigne and Stephanie Greaves delivered a diverse musical repertoire of popular and traditional favourites … including a fun rendition […]